Ashok Leyland showcases BS-VI
Ashok Leyland has showcased its Bharat Stage (BS) VI trucks and buses.
After receiving the certificates for BS-VI emission standard from Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), Ashok Leyland said it became the first Indian OEM to meet the BS-VI emission norms across the full range of heavy duty trucks (GVW of 16.2T and above).
Dheeraj G. Hinduja, Chairman, Ashok Leyland, said, “We are the first OEM to get BS-VI certification for our complete range of heavy duty trucks. This will be introduced with the new Modular Vehicle Platform that will provide customised solutions to address our customers’ specific needs.”
Dr. N. Saravanan, Chief Technology Officer, Ashok Leyland, said, “We have effectively met the BS-VI emission limits through a combination of proven iEGR and a Best-in-Class SCR system, while making minimal changes in the engine..”
Saravanan said the company has been testing this new technology and successfully covered more than 5 million kilometres of field running.